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Title:
Dr. Laura Schlessinger's Growing up is hard
Author:
Schlessinger, Laura.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : HarperCollins Publishers, 2001.
Physical Description:
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Summary:
When a young boy has a day where nothing goes right, his father helps him deal with his feelings and see that things change as he grows up.
Language:
English
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 3.3 0.5 51027.
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780060292003

9780060292010
Format :
Book

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Nothing is going right for Sammy. His kindergarten teacher told him he could do a better job on his picture. His best friend didn't want to come over and play. And his mother punished him for forgetting to take out the trash. Sammy feels that his life is just awful, until Dad helps him find new ways of looking at his problems.

In her third children's book after bestsellers Why Do You Love Me? and But I Waaannt It!, acclaimed author and radio personality Dr. Laura Schlessinger has written another important story featuring the lovable family from her first two books. Growing Up Is Hard shows a caring parent teaching his child to cope with the challenges of growing up.


Author Notes

Dr. Laura Schlessinger holds a post doctoral certification in marriage, family and child therapy and is licensed by the state of California as a marriage and family therapist. She is the author of best-selling children's books, Why Do You Love Me?, But I Waaannt It!, Growing Up Is Hard and best-selling adult books, Ten Stupid Things Couples Do To Mess Up Their Relationships, Ten Stupid Things Parents Do to Mess Up Their Kids, The Ten Commandments, How Could You Do That? The Abdication of Character, Courage and Conscience, Ten Stupid Things Men Do To Mess Up Their Lives, and Ten Stupid Things Women Do To Mess Up Their Lives.

Dr. Laura is a leading radio talk show host whose weekday show is syndicated nationwide to approximately 12 million listeners. She is also the president and founder of the Dr. Laura Schlessinger Foundation, devoted to abused and neglected kids through its unique outreach of My Stuff Bags. She lives with her husband, Dr. Lew Bishop, and their son, Deryk, in southern California. (Publisher Provided) Laura Schlessinger was born in Brooklyn, New York on January 16, 1947. She received a Bachelor's degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, a Ph.D. in Physiology from Columbia University, and a post-doctoral certification in Marriage, Family, and Child Counseling from the University of Southern California. She has lectured at several universities including the University of Southern California and Pepperdine University. She is a talk radio host, who offers no-nonsense advice to callers every day on her nationally-syndicated radio show The Dr. Laura Program. She is also the author of over fifteen books for children and adults including Why Do You Love Me?, The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands, Ten Stupid Things Women Do to Mess Up Their Lives, and In Praise of Stay-At-Home Moms. She has received numerous honors and awards including an award from the Office of the Secretary of Defense for her Exceptional Public Service and the National Association of Broadcasters' Marconi Award for Network/Syndicated Personality.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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Publisher's Weekly Review

Dr. Laura Schlessinger, author of Why Do You Love Me? and But I Waaannt It! has penned another vehicle for families to explore their psychological feelings together. In Growing Up Is Hard, illus. by Daniel McFeeley, Sammy screams, "Nothing is wrong! Everything is wrong! I just hate my life!" Sammy's father helps him look at his problems in a positive light and reassures Sammy that growing up can be hard, but also meaningful. (HarperCollins/Cliff Street, $15.95 40p ages 3-7 ISBN 0-06-029200-8; May) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved


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